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Chico State athletics and alcohol don’t mix

Chico State athletics and alcohol don’t mix

Andrew Baumgartner and Courtney Chapman

April 15, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Mobile Headlines, Showcase, Soccer, Softball, Sports

As we move on from cold and rain to nicer weather, there will be no shortages of partying Chico State students. This narrative of a typical weekend is different for student-athletes who are bound by a drinking policy through the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics."We want people to have a good co...

1-16 upset tops March Madness upsets as Villanova takes home National Championship

1-16 upset tops March Madness upsets as Villanova takes home National Championship

Courtney Chapman

April 5, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Mobile Headlines, Sports

The 2018 March Madness certainly lived up to its name. The tournament was full of upset wins, many surprises and history being made. Last time you checked in, March Madness was moving into the Elite Eight which consisted of: No. 1 seed Kansas University and No. 2 seed Duke from the Midwestern confere...

March has brought the madness once again

March has brought the madness once again

Courtney Chapman

March 22, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Mobile Headlines, Showcase, Sports

Everyone knows that with every passing March, the most prestigious tournament in college basketball happens: March Madness. March Madness is a series of games against different seeds of Division I college basketball teams. The tournament starts off with 64 different teams playing each other depending...

Chico State basketball admired for coaching prestige

Chico State basketball admired for coaching prestige

Courtney Chapman

March 15, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Mobile Headlines, Showcase, Sports

Despite losing two coaches from the 2016-2017 season, Chico State Men's Basketball Head Coach Greg Clink is excited to gain two new coaches that he hopes will help build a bright future for the team."It is always hard with a brand new staff because there are no other assistants around to show them how ...

Yoga proving to be the newest hit for Chico State athletics

Yoga proving to be the newest hit for Chico State athletics

Courtney Chapman

March 14, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Basketball, Mobile Headlines, Showcase, Sports

“When I was a freshman, I remember thinking, ‘What the heck am I doing?’ I didn’t understand why we were doing yoga,” said Corey Silverstrom, one of Chico State men's basketball team's leading scorers last season, about hearing that he would be doing yoga with the team. Bu...

A look into the next generation of Wildcat basketball leaders

A look into the next generation of Wildcat basketball leaders

Courtney Chapman

March 4, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Mobile Headlines, Showcase, Sports

“The seniors are huge leaders on the team right now. They definitely built our foundation and are leaving a legacy with us. I think that’s huge and when they leave, we will continue to carry that legacy,” said freshman Brynn Thoming.As Chico State's beloved seniors finish off their...

Seven Wildcats receive All-CCAA honors as regular season comes to a close

Seven Wildcats receive All-CCAA honors as regular season comes to a close

Andrew Baumgartner

March 3, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Mobile Headlines, Showcase, Sports

The Chico State men's and women's basketball players were awarded with All-CCAA honors for the season as the regular season came to a conclusion.On the men's side of the ball, Isaiah Ellis, Jalen McFerren, Corey Silverstrom, and Justin Briggs all won awards.For the women, Whitney Branham, Kayla Taylor, and McKena ...

Chico State men and women fall to Tritons in CCAA semifinals

Chico State men and women fall to Tritons in CCAA semifinals

Courtney Chapman and Justin Couchot

March 3, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Mobile Headlines, Showcase, Sports

In a must win matchup for Chico State basketball where all 100 percent was needed from all its players, it was the UC San Diego Tritons who stood strong, defeating the Wildcat men 66-49, and 67-48 for the women.For the men, they went in as the higher seed in their matchup. However, when you shoot 29 ...

Branham and McFerren lead Chico State basketball to first round playoff victories

Branham and McFerren lead Chico State basketball to first round playoff victories

Austin Schreiber

February 28, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Mobile Headlines, Showcase, Sports

It was an exciting night for Chico State basketball, as both the men and women emerged victorious in the first round of the playoffs.The women defeated Cal State Los Angeles by a score of 78-62, and the men defeated Cal State San Bernardino by a score of 84-63.The two games were higlighted by dominant...

With sweep of Seawolves, both men and women bring playoff basketball to Acker Gym in Chico

With sweep of Seawolves, both men and women bring playoff basketball to Acker Gym in Chico

Courtney Chapman

February 24, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Mobile Headlines, Showcase, Sports

The Sonoma State Seawolves were no match for our Wildcats this weekend with losses of 75-68 against the women and 65-62 against the men. Seniors Whitney Branham and Kayla Taylor were putting work in on the court and points up on the board. Branham ended the game with 18 points while Taylor ended her...

Women win as Branham breaks 3-point record while men struggle in San Francisco

Women win as Branham breaks 3-point record while men struggle in San Francisco

Courtney Chapman

February 23, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Mobile Headlines, Showcase, Sports

The Chico State women dominated the San Fransisco State Gators in an exciting game resulting in a win of 63-49. The men fought hard but ultimately lost 38-67 against the Gators.Whitney Branham and Kayla Taylor both shined on the court, scoring a combined total of 34 out of the 63 total game points sc...

Wildcat of the Week – Senior Basketball Edition

Wildcat of the Week – Senior Basketball Edition

Courtney Chapman

February 21, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Multimedia, Showcase, Sports, Video

On a special edition of Wildcat of the Week, Chico State basketball seniors Kayla Taylor, Jalen McFerren, Haley Cremen, Corey Silverstrom, Whitney Branham and Isaiah Ellis and Jo Paine reminisced about their time at Chico. Q: What are your plans after college? Corey: I plan on pursuing a pro...

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